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Sep 7, 2010 5:00pm PDT
may have already been spreading in japan. >>> tropical storm malou is heading east over the sea of japan, and expected to make landfall in central japan around noon on wednesday japan time. japan's meteorological agency says tropical storm malou is over the sea of japan 80 kilometers west of fukui city and moving east at a speed of 35 kilometers per hour. with a central pressure of 998 hectopascals the storm is packing winds of up to 72 kilometers per hour around its center. weather officials are warning that there will be stormy seas and strong winds in western and central japanese coastal areas facing the sea of japan. they're also cautioning against mudslides, flooding, river swelling, strong winds and high waves. >>> north korea has released the crew members of a south korean fishing boat captured for alleged illegal fishing one month ago. the boat was handed over at the sea boundary between north and south korea on tuesday and arrived at the port of sokcho later in the day. the three south korean and four chinese fishing workers were brought safely to the port. the captain
Sep 7, 2010 7:00pm PDT
. >>> tropical storm malou is about to make landfall on the west coast of central japan. we have an update now. >> that's right. we are starting to see heavy rain erupting in tokyo as well as a storm system that has been with us for the past several days bringing torrential downpours and strong winds in southern japan. let's take a look at the situation in western japan taken from earlier this morning. you can see commuters really contending with the heavy downpours as well as strong winds. about 200 millimeters are said to have accumulated in some areas. 240 millimeters have been recorded in one area. really staggering amounts and these are conditions we are expecting to see here in central japan as well. now the storm system is going to be making landfall in a couple hours' time. it has weakened quite a bit, maximum wind speeds 65 kilometers per hour, barely a tropical storm now. it will make its way eastward and then making its way to the south of tokyo in the next 24 hours. strong winds are going to be a concern but the main concern is the heavy rain out over a wide area all the way from t
Sep 6, 2010 5:00pm PDT
update. in eastern asia we're keeping an eye on our storm system malou. it's now a severe tropical storm moving fairly slowly. so it's getting to this region here, sth kea and northern end of kyushu in japan that have really been affected by this storm system. so we are seeing some very stormy conditions, strong winds as well as torrential rains are falling and conditions are set to deteriorate even further for kyushu today with up to 200 millimeters of rain possible as well as damaging winds, and it doesn't look like it's going to be making landfall here, but it will continue to maintain that strength and move towards the sea of japan later on in the week and will hit central japan as well. so keepou updated on what's going on here. to the north of japan we also have a separate system that's going to continue to bring heavy rains to hokkaido as well as tock u whack u region. but rather humid with this rain activity to the north and also to the south. tropical depression just to the of the philippines needs watching as well. it doesn't look like it's going to be strengthening just yet. b
Sep 8, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. welcome to your world weather update. well, tropical storm malou made its way across central japan causing quite a bit of havoc here, severe flooding, mudslides and damages followed. the storm system is over the pacific now as a tropical depression, still looking quite gusty along the east coast here but generally looking much, much calmer, quite a bit of cloud around but good spells of sunshine. now over towards southeastern china we also are seeing this new, well it's a storm system that's been with us for awhile, tropical depression that is actually showing signs of intensifying and it's been drenching taiwan and the northern luzon of the philippines the past couple of days, threatening the area with flooding and landslides, and it looks like the system could become a tropical storm tonight before making its way to fujian of china. already bringing showers in hong kong, 32 degrees in hong kong today. thundershowers in taipei as well, 32 here, and looking much, much cooler up in seoul, 22 for your daytime high. now let's head to north america, drenching downpours continue to affect texas
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